When I was in college, my dad told me there were no senior women in his law firm. And then he said, “But when there is an executive woman in the room, everyone pays attention. Take advantage of this and make sure you have something smart to say.”Read More
The E4W Blog
Why equity? Why not equality?
Equity is fair treatment, equality is equal treatment. If you start from a place of disadvantage and are then treated equally to a person with advantage, you perpetuate and ultimately grow the gap between the two of you. You need equitable measures first to close that gap and get everyone to a level playing field.Read More
So much of our career progression hinges on our network to open doors, share opportunities, and have people vouch for us. They say your 20s and 30s are focused on becoming great at what you do, the rest of your career is about who you know. It is never too early to start building the network that will really propel you forward. Relationship-building is a skill that needs to be honed; the sooner you start developing this skill the more naturally it will come to you.Read More
While it may sound counterintuitive, boundaries can provide a great sense of freedom. They clarify expectations, set limits and give you a clear way to decide if those limits work for you or not.Read More